Archive for September 6th, 2015

September 6, 2015, by VOANews

Europe is preparing for a new wave of refugees as word filters back to others that the passage through Hungary is now easier. Hundreds arrived Sunday at Vienna’s Westbahnhof station […]

Podcast: Bulgaria’s mayoral election battle, and other news

September 6, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

Like other European countries, Bulgaria is grappling with how to deal with the flow of migrants heading from the Middle East and North Africa on their ...

Controversy over Kyrgyzstan bid to extradite US/Canadian businessman from Bulgaria

September 6, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

An online petition is gathering signatures against a bid by Kyrgyzstan to extradite from Bulgaria a US/Canadian businessman and retired geologist, Len ...

Bulgarian railways brings back dining cars on Sofia – Varna line

September 6, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgarian State Railways, BDZ, said that from September 7, it would bring back “bistro” dining cars on fast trains between the capital Sof ...

  • Refugee crisis ‘to cost Germany 10 billion euro’
    September 6, 2015, by Deutsche Welle

    Germany’s cost of care for refugees could reach around 10 billion euro ($11 billion) in 2015. Amid internal criticism over Chancellor Angela Merkel’s decisions, the CDU and SPD are due to […]

  • Austria, Germany open borders to thousands of migrants
    September 6, 2015, by VOANews

    Austria and Germany opened their borders Saturday to thousands of migrants traveling by bus or train or on foot to cross Austria and continue their journey to Germany. However, Hungary’s […]

  • Macedonia overwhelmed by large influx of refugees
    September 6, 2015, by Lisa Schlein of VOANews

    The U.N. children’s fund reports authorities in the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia are being overwhelmed by the heavy influx of refugees, mainly from Syria, transiting to European countries for […]